LINGUIST List 29.4153

Thu Oct 25 2018

Jobs: Arabic, Egyptian; Applied Linguistics: Instructor, University of Pittsburgh

Editor for this issue: Becca Morris <>

Date: 24-Oct-2018
From: Allison Thompson <>
Subject: Arabic, Egyptian; Applied Linguistics: Instructor, University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
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University or Organization: University of Pittsburgh
Department: Department of Linguistics
Job Location: Pennsylvania, USA
Web Address:
Job Title: Assistant Instructor of Arabic

Job Rank: Instructor

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics; Arabic Language Instruction

Required Language(s): Arabic, Egyptian (arz)


Pending budgetary approval, the Less-Commonly-Taught Languages Center of the Department of Linguistics, University of Pittsburgh, seeks applications for one position of a non-tenure-stream Assistant Instructor for all levels of Arabic language instruction. The initial contract will run from September 1, 2019 through August 30, 2020 and is renewable. The position will have responsibility for teaching 27 credits, or their administrative equivalent, per year.

Qualification Requirements:
- MA or PhD in Arabic, language teaching, linguistics or a related field
- At least 3 years of experience in teaching all levels of Arabic in an academic setting
- Native or near-native ability in Arabic
- Good command of spoken and written English

Salary and benefits:
- Access to the University’s retirement program and full medical benefits
- Salary range depends on qualifications and experiences

Apply at the application link provided below by uploading:
- A letter of application,
- A current CV,
- A teaching statement (including any non-language courses you might be interested in teaching),
- Proof of teaching effectiveness (e.g., student surveys,
- Peer and supervisor reviews),
- A diversity statement, and
- Three letters of recommendation.

Questions may be addressed to the contact information provided below.

Women and members of minority groups that are under-represented in academic are especially encouraged to apply.

The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity employer.

Application Deadline: 30-Nov-2018

Web Address for Applications:
Contact Information:
Faculty Search Committee Anthony Verardi

Page Updated: 25-Oct-2018